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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:29 PM EST Feb. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at McAlpine lower.
* From late Tuesday night until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 51.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 55.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
continue to rise to near 57.5 feet by Thursday evening. Additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 55.0 feet... Parks and riverfront areas in Clarksville
and New Albany flood. Some yards along US 31w (dixie highway) from
Pleasure Ridge Park to West Point KY flood.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 55.1
feet on Jan 8 2004.


Lat... Lon 3824 8568 3793 8604 3809 8636 3822 8636
      3806 8605 3831 8580




1029 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at McAlpine upper.
* From Tuesday morning until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday morning and continue
to rise to near 26.3 feet by Thursday evening. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 24.5 feet... waldoah beach and Transylvania Beach areas
are cut off. River Road near Indian HIlls trail floods. Adams St.
And Witherspoon Rd. Closes.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 24.6
feet on Jan 8 2004.


Lat... Lon 3858 8539 3836 8556 3824 8568 3831 8580
      3844 8564 3863 8551